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  • Gen Bajwa meets Chinese Army delegation, lauds Beijing's support in COVID-19 fight

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    Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday lauded Beijing's assistance to Pakistan for tackling the coronavirus, during a meeting with a delegation of the Chinese Army, the military's media wing said.

    The Inter-Services Public Relations, in a statement, said: "A ten-member People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Medical Team led by Chief of ICU Department, PLA General Hospital, Maj Gen Doctor Zhou Feihu, called on Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa."

    During the interaction, matters related to COVID-19 containment, and Pakistan's "comprehensive" response against the pandemic were discussed.

    "[Gen Bajwa] expressed gratitude for China's support related to immediate medical supplies and assistance, especially the visit by Chinese medical experts to help Pakistan fight the pandemic," the statement read.

    The army chief, during the meeting, said that while the world is still racing to find a cure against COVID-19, "multinational support and global cooperation is vital to boost national efforts to manage the disease and also its economic impact".

    According to the statement, the visiting dignitaries "reassured China's continued support for Pakistan at all forums".

     

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